Christ In The Passover
We're going to be thinking today on this subject. This past week we had a delightful experience where we had here at Bellevue Church what we call or what is called a Seder Supper, which is a Passover supper. We had many Jewish friends to come and share that Seder with us. It was beautifully prepared, sumptuously enjoyed and we had someone to come and explain what the Passover means from the Old Testament perspective, from the background of our Jewish friends. And then what it means to those of us who know the Lord Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. It was a delightful evening and then as we were having that Seder I was thinking you know Sunday I'm going to be preaching and I'm preaching on uh, looking unto Jesus, a series in the book of Hebrews and my heart said what about preaching on the Passover from the book of Hebrews. And so, I went home and looked in Hebrews chapter eleven and I want you to look at these verses with me. Hebrews chapter eleven and beginning in verse twenty four. "By faith," well, I'll wait just a moment, I was reading by faith, I can still hear the pages going. All right, Hebrews eleven, verse twenty four. "By faith, Moses, when he was come to years refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt, for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward. By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king, for he endured as seeing him who is invisible. Through faith he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them. By faith they passed through the red sea as by dry land, which the Egyptians assaying to do were drowned."
Keeping the Passover by faith seeing Christ in the Passover, that's what we're going to be talking about, life is short, death is sure, ...
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